wulu

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Bandjalang[edit]

Noun[edit]

wulu

  1. ankle

Javanese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwu.lu/
  • Hyphenation: wu‧lu
  • Rhymes: -lu, -u

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Javanese wulu ‎(body hair, feather), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bulu₁ ‎(body hair; fur; feather). Cognates include Tagalog búlo, Malay bulu, Balinese bulu, Sasak bulu, Sundanese bulu, Makasar bulu.

Noun[edit]

wulu ‎(Javanese spelling ꦮꦸꦭꦸ)

  1. (anatomy) body hair
  2. (anatomy) fur
  3. (anatomy) feather
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Vowel sign i (wulu)

From Old Javanese hulu ‎(head), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu ‎(head, top part), from Proto-Austronesian *quluh. Cognate with Balinese ulu ‎(vowel sign i).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ulu (rarely used)

Noun[edit]

wulu ‎(Javanese spelling ꦮꦸꦭꦸ)

  1. vowel sign i in the Javanese writing system
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic وضوء. Parallel borrowings (from Arabic) are Indonesian wudu, English wudu.

Noun[edit]

wulu ‎(Javanese spelling ꦮꦸꦭꦸ)

  1. ritual washing by Muslims before prayers

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wulu

  1. locative singular of wul